Communication Concepts for Loving Couples


 

 

Empathy

Listening

  • Reflection
  • Calm voice
  • Eye contact
  • Focus
  • Positive energy
  • Non-defensive posture

Listening Problems

  • Mind reading
  • Rehearsing
  • Filtering
  • Judging
  • Advising
  • Sparring
  • Ambushing

Speaking

  • I statements
  • No blame
  • Calm voice
  • Attention to body language
  • Eye contact
  • No ambushing

Speaking Problems

  • Blaming
  • Criticizing
  • Contempt
  • Stonewalling
  • Witholding
  • Lying
  • Being right

Affection

  • Gentle touch
  • Massage feet or hands
  • Foreplay
  • Bathing or showering together
  • Kissing
  • Mood and atmosphere

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